This item is an RMS Lucania dining room dish dated circa 1893. A rare piece of dining room china from the Cunard Line Ship, Lucania. The RMS Lucania was the largest , most elegant, most advanced and fastest cruise ship in the world when launched in 1893, and was the forerunner of the White Star’s Titanic . Very few examples of dining room china from the RMS Lucania survive . This dish was made by the T & R Boote Waterloo potteries in England. The base is marked with a picture of the RMS Lucania on the bottom, complete with full registry numbers. The piece is in good condition for its age.
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RMS Lucania, British ocean line steamship owned by the Cunard Steamship Line, built by Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company of Govan, Scotland, and launched on the 2nd February 1893. The RMS Lucania was one of the very first ships to have on-board Marconi wireless communication. Her last voyage as a passenger liner was on 7th July 1909, after which she was laid up at the Huskisson Dock in Liverpool.